The East Coast Railway has planned to install two lifts and two escalators at the Berhampur railway station and the project will be completed by March 2017.
The East Coast Railway has planned to install escalators and lifts at A1 and some A-class stations under its zone spread across Odisha and parts of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. As per the plan, twelve escalators and nine lifts will be installed at the Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam railway station and two A-category stations (Cuttack and Berhampur) under the East Coast Railway (ECoR) zone to help passengers with disabilities and senior citizens, sources said.
The ECoR sources said four escalators and two lifts will be installed at Cuttack station, while Berhampur will get two lifts and two escalators. "We have not set any target for these two stations. But we will complete it in the next financial year," said the official.